What It’s Actually Like To Work In Fashion vs. What We See In Movies

Celebrating its 15th anniversary, “The Devil Wears Prada″ remains a cultural phenomenon that has shaped the way we view the fashion industry. Meryl Streep’s renowned portrayal of Miranda Priestly, the steely editor-in-chief of Runway magazine, is one the world won’t soon forget. Priestly’s effortless delivery of her infamous catchphrase, “That’s all,” held a gravity that clearly depicted fashion as a high-stress, high-stakes industry with no tolerance for any hint of incompetence.

“The Devil Wears Prada” is not the only media depiction of the fashion industry as a glamorous, impenetrable space where dreams are both dashed and realized. In “101 Dalmatians,”

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Movies are making a comeback at Maine theaters

Amber Dews had a great time seeing “Space Jam: A New Legacy” on the big screen in mid-July, but the experience also brought up twinges of guilt.

It had been the first time that Dews and her family had seen a movie in a theater in more than a year and half. She wore a mask, felt safe and enjoyed seeing the animated characters come to life while reclining in plush leather seats at Falmouth’s Flagship Cinemas. But seeing the film also got her thinking about whether she and her family – including her husband and three children – will

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The Best Shows & Movies to Watch in August

If you’re growing tired of all the scary movies, questionable reality shows and Bruce Willis flicks that are currently occupying your Netflix queue, then you’re in for a real treat. Amazon Prime is teasing a complete list of new shows and movies that will hit the streaming service in August 2021.

The slate is full of classic movies—like Annie, Center Stage, Hook, My Best Friend’s Wedding and Something’s Gotta Give. There are also loads of new releases that might pique your interest.

For example, fans are looking forward to the premiere of Val Kilmer’s

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Sports Movies That Get Sports Wrong

The first “Mighty Ducks” movie may have served as an introduction to the sport of hockey for a lot of Generation Y when it premiered in 1992, but it also presented plenty of misconceptions at the same time. First and foremost, that level of body checking doesn’t really exist in pee wee ice hockey, so you wouldn’t see a lot of the dramatic, double-team collisions into the boards shown in the film at a youth hockey game. In fact, the sport’s governing body, USA Hockey, banned body checking in 2011 for age groups 12 and under as a safety

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Universal Movies Will Stream Exclusively on Peacock After Leaving Theaters

The streaming world has just been handed another major shake-up. Universal has announced a new deal with Peacock, the streaming service launched by NBCUniversal last year. Under the deal, newly-released movies, beginning in 2022, will stream exclusively on the service no later than four months after they are initially made available in theaters. That means those who wish to stream movies like Jurassic World: Dominion or Minions: The Rise of Gru at the earliest time will need to be subscribed to Peacock.

Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG) has a deal with HBO that expires at the end of this

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A Cannes (Sans Kisses) to Reawaken Our Romance With Movies | Entertainment News

By JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

The Palais des Festivals, the central hub of the Cannes Film Festival, a massive bulwark of filmmaker-named halls and pristine movie screens, is about as close as you can get to a cinema temple. To enter, you must ascend red-carpeted steps.

But in the past 16 months, Cannes’ Palais hasn’t been home to the movie frenzy it hosts annually. Last year’s festival was postponed, then canceled. The Palais, instead, was lined with hospital beds in the early months of the pandemic. Earlier this year, it was turned into a mass-vaccination “Vaccinodrome.”

On Tuesday, the

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